Registration for the Rensselaer Club Now Open

The Rensselaer Club, a not-for-profit organization, is currently conducting its annual membership campaign and welcomes you to join!

Fidelity Offering Confidential Retirement Consultations August 18

Thursday, August 18, 2016 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Description: Schedule a confidential consultation to help you become better informed and more confident about your workplace retirement savings plan benefits!
Contact: Human Resources 518-276-6302

Architecture Professor, Students Present Papers at PLEA Conference

Assistant Professor Dr. Alexandra Rempel, graduate students Mae-Ling Lokko, Naomi Keena, Kenton Phillips, and Mohamed Aly Etman, and undergraduate student Zachary Pearson from the Rensselaer School of Architecture presented papers at the Passive and Low Energy Architecture (PLEA) Conference, which was held from July 10-13 in Los Angeles, California. PLEA is a commitment to the development, documentation, and diffusion of the principles of bioclimatic design and the application of natural and innovative techniques for sustainable architecture and urban design. The 2016 PLEA conference is the first occasion since 1981 that the United States has been host to this international event.

Going beyond theory: A conversation with Rensselaer Lally Associate Professor Qiang Wu

In this Approach blog post, the news team spoke with Rensselaer Lally School of Management Associate Professor Qiang Wu'13 about the value of experiential learning, development, and community in research and the classroom.

Campus Invited to Farewell Reception for Ivar Strand August 9

The campus community is invited to attend a farewell reception for Ivar Strand, Assistant Vice President for Research Administration and Finance, who has accepted a position as Research Chief Financial Officer at Northwell Health.

Poster Session to Highlight Summer Research Programs

Thursday, August 4, 2016 2:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Where: Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies - Atrium Space
Description: Please join us as we celebrate the achievements of our Summer 2016 undergraduate and teacher researchers! The event will begin with a welcome by Dean Garde in the Bruggeman Conference Room at 2:00PM, followed by an ongoing poster session and reception.
Contact: School of Engineering

EHS to Hold Electrical Safety Awareness Seminar

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Where: HR, Gurley Bldg, 2nd Floor
Description: This informational session is one in a series of Environmental Health and Safety sessions designed to convey Rensselaer policy and program information. This session satisfies the course requirement associated with Faculty and Staff EHS course curriculums, provided in Traincaster and on associated Performance Management Tools. For more information regarding this session or associated EHS course content, please contact Will Fahey at extension 2318 or at
Contact: Will Fahey 518-276-2318

Joe Juneau: Scoring Goals in Life

Using his experiences as a college, professional, and Olympic hockey player, Juneau gives back through sport Joé Juneau balanced classwork, hockey and learning English at Rensselaer. Now, the former Olympian gives back by coaching and mentoring kids.

Life After Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee: Using Augmented Reality to Renew Local Communities

With assistance from a $90,000 grant from the New York State Council of the Arts, Rensselaer lecturer Lillian Spina-Caza and Schoharie Area Long Term Inc., are working to develop the "Geo to Go" interactive website and augmented reality arts, cultural, and heritage trails project for Schoharie, N.Y.

HR to Offer Professional Development Seminar, "The Hallmarks of Supervisory Success"

Friday, August 12, 2016 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Human Resources-Gurley Building
Cost: $55.00 Registration is Required
Description: In today's business environment, supervision represents one of the most important levers for achieving extraordinary organizational results. Whether you're a Vice President or a first-line supervisor, you grapple with issues related to strategy, strive for high levels of customer satisfaction, and are responsible for real work and concrete deliverables. The purpose of this seminar is to help participants develop strategies to effectively assume the important and challenging supervisory role.
Contact: Will Fahey 518-276-2318